Senior Business System Analyst California
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Senior Business Analyst
Job Number: 23-02304
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare
solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Senior Business Analyst for our
client in Redwood City, CA.
Eclaro's client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry,
providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a
difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you're
up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding
Position Overview: A Senior IT Business Systems Analyst to play a
crucial role in data product and R&D data ecosystem
development, bridging the gap between business stakeholders and
The Data Ecosystem initiative will build a next-generation,
business-driven, and self-serve data experience to provide a
best-in-class data-centric environment for accelerating the
predictive capabilities, in Silico research, and discovery
This effort will aggressively engineer the data at scale, creating
numerous functional and operational data products acting as a
single unified asset to unlock the value of the unique collection
of data and predictions in real time.
The Data Ecosystem initiative will bifurcate across small molecule
and large molecule modalities, while maintaining cross-domain
Responsibilities: BA (Business Analyst) Planning: Work with
Informatics teams and scientific groups to plot detailed Business
Analysis activities and refine project plan; inclusive of setting
expectations and timelines.
Stakeholder Mgmt. & Communications: Coordinate stakeholder
assessment and management of stakeholders / sponsors.
Facilitate effective communication and collaboration between
business stakeholders, technical teams, and other project
Act as a liaison to ensure shared understanding, manage
expectations, and resolve any conflicts or ambiguities related to
Process Mapping: Understand the workflows, processes, and datasets
involved in the various business processes and their evolution in a
The Analyst will document data pipelines from the business
processes needed to enable computational scientists & data
Requirements Gathering: Collaborate with IT Business Partners,
Product Owners, business users, and technical leads to understand
the detailed needs, objectives, requirements, and data elements
needed for each data product.
Conduct interviews and analysis to elicit and document clear and
comprehensive functional and non-functional requirements.
This includes clear mapping of business rules, security, and data
governance needs of each data product Owner & Producer.
Data Analysis and Modeling: Collaborate with information modelers
and domain experts to understand data requirements, data sources,
and data processing needs.
Facilitate the creation of data models, data mapping, and data
transformation specifications to ensure data integrity, quality,
Translate business needs into comprehensive System to Target
Mappings (STTM) for each data product - connecting the business
insight & modeling needs to the specific data elements in and
across systems and data sources.
Furthermore, identify necessary process & system remediation to
ensure successful data capture for robust data products.
Solution Design: Collaborate with digital capability managers,
architects, and data engineers to ensure successful development of
effective, usable, and trustworthy data products.
User Acceptance Testing (UAT): Develop UAT plans, test cases, and
scenarios based on requirements.
Coordinate with business users & predictive modelers to conduct
UAT, facilitate defect tracking, and ensure that the developed data
product meets user expectations.
Documentation and Knowledge Management: Maintain accurate and
up-to-date project documentation, requirements, design documents,
STTM materials, test cases, and user guides.
Enable knowledge asset retention and necessary activities to ensure
longer-term data product continuity.
Maintain Agile & Growth Mindset: Support Agile approaches and
participate in lessons learned sessions and provide feedback to
improve future data product development processes.
Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best
practices related to data product development and analysis.
Required Qualifications: BS in Scientific Field.
Strong large molecule domain knowledge and familiarity with the
drug discovery process, including understanding of early-stage drug
discovery assays, data types, and scientific principles.
Proven ability in gathering, tracing, translating, and managing
complex requirements, business rules, and data from varied
Inclusive of mapping business processes, user stories, and
functional and non-functional requirements.
Strong attention to detail to ensure accuracy and completeness of
requirements, documentation, and deliverables necessary.
Ability to think critically and analytically to understand complex
business and technical requirements.
The analyst should be adept at breaking down problems, identifying
patterns, and deriving insights from data.
Strong technical aptitude necessary.
Knowledge of relevant bioinformatics and predictive biological
modeling is beneficial; Knowledge / experience in learning and / or
applying AI / Client to drug discovery.
Ability to navigate and extract information and insights from IT
systems and databases, and familiarity with information modeling,
data integration methodologies, and data management principles is
Exceptional proficiency in analyzing data, deriving insights, and
Skills in data modeling, statistical analysis, data visualization,
or machine learning techniques are advantageous.
Ability to think critically and analytically to understand complex
business and technical requirements. The analyst should be adept at
breaking down problems, identifying patterns, and deriving insights
Excellent oral and written communication skills including technical
writing / documentation; organizes and presents ideas in a
Exceptional interpersonal and outgoing personality skills; able to
collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including data
scientists, lab researchers, developers, and business
Effective communication skills are crucial to establish rapport,
manage expectations, and facilitate collaboration.
Agile and Growth Mindset; must possess a willingness to learn
innovative technologies, methodologies, and scientific concepts
related to early drug discovery.
Ability to adapt to evolving project needs, embrace new challenges,
and stay updated with industry trends and best practices.
Possess strong business acumen; possess a broad, enterprise-wide
view and understanding of strategy, processes, and capabilities,
enabling technologies, and governance.
Preferred Experience: Knowledge of programming languages, data
analysis tools, or data visualization platforms.
Formal Business Analysis Certification (IIBA (International
Institute of Business Analysis) ECBA / CCBA / CBAP) or Data Science
/ Data Analysis Certification.
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits: 401k
Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through
If interested, you may contact:
Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not
discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual
Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic
Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other
legally protected group status.
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